Antonin Magne
Antonin Magne ([ɑ̃.tɔ.nɛ̃ maɲ]; 15 February 1904 – 8 September 1983) was a French cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1931 and 1934. He raced as a professional from 1927 to 1939 and then beca...
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Félix Esquirou de Parieu
Félix Marie Louis Pierre Esquirou de Parieu (1815–1893) was a French statesman.Born in Aurillac, Cantal, he was notably Minister of Education and Public Worship from 1849 to 1851, and headed the Frenc...
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Jean-Baptiste Carrier
Jean-Baptiste Carrier (1756 – 16 December 1794) was a French Revolutionary, known for his cruelty to his enemies, especially to clergy.
Carrier was born at Yolet, a village near Aurillac in ...
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Georges Pompidou
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou ([ʒɔʁʒ pɔ̃pidu]; 5 July 1911 – 2 April 1974) was Prime Minister of France from 1962 to 1968, holding the longest tenure in this position, and later Preside...
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Jacques Faizant
Jacques Faizant (30 October 1918 in Laroquebrou - 14 January 2006 in Suresnes) was a French caricaturist.
Camille Gandilhon Gens d'Armes
Camille Gandilhon Gens d'Armes (1871–1948) was a French poet.
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Georges Monnet
Not to be confused with the French wartime foreign minister Georges BonnetGeorges Monnet (12 August 1898, Aurillac, Cantal – 9 December 1980) was a prominent socialist politician in 1930s France and...
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Jacques Berthieu
Saint Father Jacques Berthieu (born November 27, 1838, at Polminhac, Cantal, France; died June 8, 1896, at Ambiatibe, Madagascar), was a French Jesuit saint, priest and missionary in Madagascar. He di...
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Émile Duclaux
Émile Duclaux (24 June 1840 – 5 February 1904) was a French microbiologist and chemist born in Aurillac, Cantal.He studied at the College of Aurillac, the Lycée Saint-Louis in Paris and at École Norma...
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Francis Charmes
Marie François, known as Francis Charmes (21 April 1848, château de Baradel, Aurillac, Cantal – 4 January 1916, Paris) was a French journalist, diplomat, civil servant, politician and academician.
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Marie Marvingt
Marie Marvingt (20 February 1875 – 14 December 1963) was a French athlete, mountaineer, aviator and journalist. She won numerous prizes for her sporting achievements including those of swimming, cyc...
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Pope Sylvester II
Pope Sylvester II or Silvester II (c. 946 – 12 May 1003) was Pope from 2 April 999 to his death in 1003. Born Gerbert d'Aurillac (Gerbert of Aurillac), he was a prolific scholar and teacher. He endors...
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Louis Bergaud
Louis Bergaud (Embrassac de Jabeyrac, 30 November 1928) was a French professional road bicycle racer.
Peter Joseph Lavialle
Peter Joseph Lavialle (July 15, 1820—May 11, 1867) was a French-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Bishop of Louisville from 1865 until his death in 1867.
Lavialle was b...
Jacques Mézard
Jacques Mézard (born 3 December 1947) is a member of the Senate of France, representing the Cantal department. He is a member of the Radical Party of the Left.
Jacques Mézard was born on December ...
Jean Todt
Jean Todt (born 25 February 1946) is a French motor sport executive. After a successful career as a rally co-driver he made his reputation in motor sport management, first with Peugeot Talbot Sport, t...
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Vincent Descoeur
Vincent Descoeur (born 13 December 1962 in Aurillac) is a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Cantal department, and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement.
Édouard Jean Baptiste Milhaud
Édouard Jean-Baptiste Milhaud (10 July 1766 – 8 January 1833) was a French politician, Général de Division, and comte d'Empire. He is considered one of the best generals of cavalry of Napoleon's army...
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Paul Doumer
Joseph Athanase Gaston Paul Doumer, commonly known as Paul Doumer ([pɔl dumɛːʀ]; 22 March 1857 – 7 May 1932) was the President of France from 13 June 1931 until his assassination.
He was born in A...
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Antoine de Bertrand
Antoine de Bertrand (also Anthoine) (1530/1540 – probably 1581) was a French composer of the Renaissance. Early in his life he was a prolific composer of secular chansons, and late in his life he wro...
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Louis de Boissy
Louis de Boissy (26 November 1694 in Vic-sur-Cère – 19 April 1758 in Paris) was a French writer. He was elected to seat 6 of the Académie française on 12 August 1754. He wrote satires and seve...
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Dominique Bellion
Dominique Bellion (born 25 August 1948 in Saint-Flour, Cantal) is a French civil servant.Dominique Bellion is the son of Roger Bellion (1914-1986), a civil servant (prefect) who was also a writer and...
Henri Mondor
Henri Mondor (May 20, 1885 in Saint-Cernin, Cantal - April 6, 1962) was a French physician, surgeon, and a historian of French literature and medicine.Mondor was a professor of clinical surgery in Par...
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D'Estaing family
The d'Estaing family is one of the most notable noble families of the Rouergue and Auvergne regions of France. They originated from Estaing, in the modern Aveyron département where their châtelain has...
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Olivier Magne
Olivier Claude C. Magne (born 11 April 1973 in Aurillac, Cantal) is a French former rugby union footballer and a current coach.Magne was a rugby back row forward, known especially for his speed and ha...
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Haïm Brezis
Haïm Brezis (born 1 June 1944) is a French mathematician who works in functional analysis and partial differential equations.
Born in Riom-ès-Montagnes, Cantal, France. Brezis is the son of a Rom...
Pierre-Laurent Buirette de Belloy
Pierre-Laurent Buirette de Belloy or Dormont De Belloy (17 November 1727 - 5 March 1775) was a French dramatist and actor.
He was born at Saint-Flour, Cantal, and was educated by his uncle, a dist...
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Claude Sosthène Grasset d'Orcet
Claude Sosthene Grasset d'Orcet (6 June 1828 at Aurillac – 2 December 1900 at Cusset) was a French archaeologist, writer, exponent of the esoteric and founder of the study of French mythology.